Methods Lab @ Weizenbaum Institute

The Methods Lab is the central unit for supporting, connecting, and coordinating the methods training and consulting at the Weizenbaum Institute. Besides assisting ongoing research projects of the research groups and units, the lab also conducts methods research and develops tools for the collection and analysis of digital data.

Latest Blog Posts

  • Workshop Recap: Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC)
    On May 6 2024, Dr. Loris Bennett from FUB-IT at Freie Universität Berlin held the workshop Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) at WI. In this workshop, he gave an overview of the mechanics of HPC and enabled participants to try it out themselves. While the workshop used the HPC cluster […]
  • Recap: Networking Event for Digitalization Research in Berlin
    On May 31st, the Methods Lab of the Weizenbaum Institute and the Interdisciplinary Center for Digitality and Digital Methods of the Humboldt University Berlin (IZ D2MCM) organized a networking event to which they invited various institutions, institutionalized teams, and centers that are actively engaged in digital research in the humanities, […]
  • Tutorial: Analyzing Digital Trace Data using Process Mining (September 17, 2024)
    We’re excited to announce our upcoming workshop Analyzing Digital Trace Data using Process Mining, scheduled for Tuesday, September 17th at the Weizenbaum Institute. In this QPD Tutorial, led by Jan Mendling (HU), we will discuss the essentials of analyzing digital trace data using process mining. For further details about the […]
  • Workshop Recap: Research Ethics – Principles and Practice in Digitalization Research
    On April 18 2024, the Methods Lab organized the workshop Research Ethics – Principles and Practice in Digitalization Research to meet the increasing relevance and complexity of ethics in digitalization research. In the first part of the workshop, Christine Normann (WZB) introduced participants to good research practice and research ethics […]